03 Prescription Addiction – Opioids: Addiction and the Brain

Not Anymore: Prescription Addiction - Opioids

03 Prescription Addiction - Opioids: Addiction and the Brain

  • Category Not Anymore: Prescription Addiction - Opioids
  • Authors Steve Pearlman, PhD
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    1. Addiction and the Brain - 5 minutes
      The physical and mental effects of addiction can be devastating.

Addiction is a physical chemical reaction in the brain trigged by addictive substances. The physical and mental effects of addiction – especially to opioids – can be devastating.

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Steve Pearlman, PhD

With 25+ years in higher education, Steven J. Pearlman, PhD holds specialized experience and knowledge in learning theory, online learning research, and socio-cultural topics such as sexual assault prevention, and alcohol and drug abuse. He’s conceptualized and authored numerous Not Anymore programs and served as a consultant for the U.S. Army’s initiatives to curtail sexual violence.

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